• Senior Security Manager

    Posted Date 1 week ago(9/9/2019 10:30 AM)
    Job Location
    Required Clearance
    TS/SCI with Polygraph
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree Administration of Justice, Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement or related field or the equivalent is required plus a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience to meet managerial expectations.

    Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

    Responsibilities for this Position

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Senior Security Manager.  This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.


    Manages the performance and operational efficiency of a professional security organization in the administration of the National Industrial Security Program operation
    Acquires and maintains facility and personnel security clearances
    Protects information and assets
    Plans and administers security audits and internal investigations
    Serves as primary point of contact for inquiries and negotiations with the Cognizant Security Agencies
    Plans, prioritizes and schedules the activities and work assignments of the security program location
    Administers government security inspections and contract compliance audits
    Assures reconciliation procedures are formulated and implemented
    Manages the development and implementation of security policies and operational procedures
    Conducts systematic reviews to assess current and consistent policy and procedure compliance and record maintenance
    Provides direction to field operations and activities pertaining to government contract compliance and corporate security policy
    Briefs senior management on critical situations that could adversely affect company personnel or assets
    Formulates appropriate courses of action to minimize loss/impact to the company
    Prepares and administers department budget and controls financial performance in order to meet organizational and company financial goals/constraints
    Designs, analyzes and implements departmental security goals and strategies in order to ensure contract regulatory conformance and protection of personnel and corporate assets
    Adapts or modifies current security standards and methods as required
    Initiates and assists in preparation of security proposals
    Oversees the selection, assignment, training, evaluation and supervision of Security staff
    Provides and enforces security guidance to company personnel regarding security policy interpretation and compliance
    Assists with crisis management, emergency response and disaster recovery plans
    Develops programs to protect and secure assets, property and personnel including classified and proprietary Advises senior management and personnel on security issues
    Effects liaison with government representatives and other industrial organization representatives including local, state and federal law enforcement/investigative agencies, as required
    Encourages team building efforts and achieve team effectiveness
    Supervises Security staff including Associates, Specialists, and Officers

    Demonstrated knowledge of the National Industrial Security Program requirements
    Demonstrated interpersonal, communication skills and leadership skills
    Demonstrated ability to provide leadership using functional knowledge and interpersonal skills
    Demonstrated ability to anticipate potential problem areas, apply depth of knowledge, and resolve issues
    Demonstrated knowledge of all security policies and procedures and ability to interpret security requirements and apply them consistently across diverse situations
    Demonstrated ability to work independently and to prioritize, schedule and complete multiple tasks
    Demonstrated ability to manage a risk profile and design effective mitigation strategies
    Demonstrated ability to communicate comfortably with senior management
    Demonstrated ability to provide leadership in learning for the team or organization
    Ability to obtain a Department of Defense Personnel Security Clearance up to and including the final Top Secret level and required program access with completion of a successful polygraph test as applicable


    Company Overview

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


    General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran


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